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Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for a working lunch with some friends, and had a lovely starter of prawns and crab on ciabatta. A friend had the soup and it came with a huge chunk of lovely homemade bread (she shared it with us) and very large bowl of soup. Only downside was it was pretty cold in the area we sat in,...

Thank KimM750
Reviewed 7 January 2017

I can only review the restaurant as we weren't staying at the Inn. I was expecting typical 'pub food' but was really surprised. We had fish cakes which I know were purchased from a local farm shop which sells locally caught fish, vegetables are also purchased from a local farm shop, together with other food. Our meal was really good...

Thank Indira
Rhoose, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

We arrived late afternon and were directed to our room to find it had not been serviced after the previous guests. We had to complain to get the room serviced but were given complimentary drinks in the bar while we waited. We then had to complain that the central heating did not work at all and were given an electric...

2Thank Charlie C
Larne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 December 2016

This was a one night stay. We didn't take breakfast as we were leaving early. The staff were helpful, friendly, welcoming and efficient. The room was basic but clean with en suite, clean towels, TV, kettle etc. all as would be expected. Access to rooms is direct from car park, so noise from people arriving and leaving, and the road...

Thank Philip H
Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 November 2016

We met two friends here for lunch and mainly chose it on ease of access from the motorway and not wanting to go to a 'fast food chain'. It was busy, vibrant and good. The menu is varied, food arrived quite quickly and was good. We shared a camembert starter, then went on to a Steak pie which was good,...

Thank cliveess
Yeovil, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 November 2016

We arrived last night at around 7:30pm, the pub and restaurant was fairly busy and the atmosphere and ambiance was relaxed. Me and my partner went to the bar and asked if there was a table for two. The young lady on shift that day said yes please follow me and sat us down at a very pleasant table which...

Thank laurafrench1234
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Eaten here two weeks before and was amazing and great service. Booked for 18th birthday surprise. Food incredible, waiter was great. 2 starters forgotten and had to wait, 1 main, a Caesar salad forgotten and came as everyone had finished. Waiter was so apologetic and I felt for him as not his fault, we were told to pre order which...

1Thank Tbennett1
Droitwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 November 2016

We had a family Sunday Lunch and it was excellent value. The food was all freshly cooked and there was a good choice. Service was leisurely but in a way that meant you felt un-rushed and able to relax. My only real complaint was the layout of the tables meant that we were next to the loos and there wasn't...

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Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed here in a family room, which had a single and double bed with separate shower room. the room was spacious, clean and comfortable. We had a meal in the adjoining pub, the food was good. It was very quiet, and we would definitely stay here again.

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We had lunch at The Blue Ball today and I am sad to say that the service was awful and food terrible. I was looking forward to my plaice with muscles which was one of the most expensive things on the menu but was extremely disappointed! The fish was mushy and then I had to remove what looked like guts...

2Thank Steven O

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Blue Ball Inn

Address: Sandygate, Exeter EX2 7LJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Exeter
Price Range: $95 - $121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“off junction 30 -1 mile and your there limited accommodation”
 of 5 bubbles daviddyr, 16 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Although the rooms face onto the car park they are very quiet and beautifully decorated.”
 of 5 bubbles maj_jones58, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Room 1 is nearest road; higher number might be quieter”
 of 5 bubbles YachtSuzannah, 26 Feb 2016 | Read review
“They only have 4 rental rooms one being a family, one twin and assume the others are doubles”
  • Not very nice - general state of the shower cubicle
  • Not very nice
 of 5 bubbles Walkabout1, 9 Feb 2016 | Read review
“No real answer to that as I have always had room 2”
 of 5 bubbles spinerkop, 4 Aug 2015 | Read review
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